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STOP PLASTIC IN THE SEA
Commission registration number: ECI(2015)000003
Date of registration: 19/10/2015
Date of publication of this translation: 12/02/2016
Given the worrying impact of plastic waste on the marine environment, we call on the Commission to develop even more ambitious rules on this waste, in order to avoid it getting into the sea.
The European Union has yet to specifically address plastic waste, although it poses numerous environmental challenges. That is why we are calling for ambitious rules to be established in this area. The idea is to promote the use of biodegradable plastics as part of a circular economy and, following the waste hierarchy, to prevent the production of plastic waste at source and encourage recycling in order to eliminate dumping at sea. Exhaustive rules at the start of the process will protect the marine environment at a later stage.
Provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers:
Art.4.2.e)TFEU; Art.11TFEU; Art.191TFEU.
Organisers / Members of citizens' committee:
Clio BOUILLARD -
Lisbeth VAN CAUWENBERGHE -
Nicolo Giovanni CARNIMEO,
Virginie VAN DEN BROEK,
Núria MIRÓ CALLÍS
Other languages available:
Sources of support and funding:
Last update: 13/12/2015
Total amount of support and funding: €5,000
Further information on support and funding:
Soutien en nature fourni par l’association Expédition Med.pdf